In recognition of Indigenous Peoples Day on Monday, October 12, We’re Still Here, a documentary by Lurie College faculty Bob Gliner in partnership with EdD Director Brad Porfilio, is scheduled to air on Bay Area PBS station, KRCB, Monday, October 12 at 9pm and repeats on Tuesday, October 13, at 3am. (Comcast carries the station as channel 200 in the greater San Jose area and channel 22 in San Francisco and the North Bay).
In We’re Still Here, First Nation indigenous Hip Hop artists in Canada lead an effort to right long standing social injustices, heal personal traumas, and preserve their cultures, in a cutting edge and poignant look at how Hip Hop plays an important role in transforming the lives of both musicians. their audiences and communities. Narrated by First Nation indigenous Hip Hop artist Mike Scott, We’re Still Here weaves engaging interviews with powerful live performances and street demonstrations, portraying the challenges and journeys also shared by Native Americans as well as other marginalized populations across the United States.